The Midwife's Revolt - Chapters 41 – 46 Summary & Analysis

Jodi Daynard
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In Chapter 41, Elizabeth, Eliza, and Johnny are alone in the room when John Watkins arrives. Elizabeth describes the tender looks between Eliza and John as they see each other and as John sees his son for the first time. Elizabeth leaves the room to give them a bit of privacy. John leaves and the next morning, Elizabeth laughingly asks Eliza for “at least some details,” saying she was destined to “be an old maid and must live vicariously” (332). Eliza teasingly scolds Elizabeth, but then says that John was exceedingly tender with his son. Elizabeth is touched, and thanks Eliza for sharing that. Elizabeth receives a letter from Colonel Quincy that Harry has arrived in Braintree, and they pack to leave immediately.

In Chapter 42, Elizabeth realizes that she is happy to be returning home because she will get to see Harry while Eliza is putting...

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